Weeping, seeping, mad with passion and fulfilled lust—the most intense, most interesting, most beautifully rendered eyes this side of the valley of ashes; psycho-sexual and just plain psycho, 臼野太郎’s work, streaked and stippled and hatched in that old-comic style is positively magnetic in its mania, overwhelming the eyes and senses and body in a strange but completely sensible way, in the way that dreams do. If only I could have more dreams like this…
Gustav Klimt, Lake Attersee (1901)
Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, Deer and Deer Hounds in a Mountain Torrent (detail), 1832
The End of the Road - by Nicolas Delort
Ink on claybord - 11*15”
A cover for “The End of the Road”, this year’s anthology by Jonathan Oliver over at Solaris.
Jaroslav Setelik, Native Home with a Garden.
Julius Von Klever (1850-1924)
Erlkönig, c. 1887
*From a poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe depicting the death of a child assailed by a supernatural being, the Erlkönig.